Also, what’s the etiquette for telling a person I'm not monogamous in a way that won’t hurt them?I just want to be single and date around for a while, but it’s all so complicated!I found myself forgetting about my ex in the time we spent talking, and found myself flirting and enjoying his company.Sidenote: I was honest about the fact that I am just out of a long-term relationship, but I didn't elaborate on how hard it's been for me. I would rather get to know someone before jumping in the sack with them.Hi Meredith, I am recently (as in a couple of weeks) out of a four-year relationship.
The time factor isn't such a big issue if he was the dumper. My advice would be to take things very slow, and see what happens with their dynamic before you invest any feelings in him.My question is this: Is it possible to move on to someone while you're still feeling emotionally connected to another?Is he really just going to be a rebound for me or is there any possibility this could develop into something? – A Love Letter Make no assumptions about how this will work out.You can't date someone for over two years and then all of a sudden just be over him or her.Trust me, he might think he's over his ex, but chances are, down the road, his old feelings will resurface.